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American Gem Society News
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Announces 2017 Circle of Distinction Honorees »
The American Gem Society has announced that it will honor three esteemed leaders in the jewelry industry at its annual Cir...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Visit Our AGS Industry Partners at Conclave 2017 »
The Networking Area at Conclave is the place to enjoy refreshments and connect with fellow AGS members. It’s also t...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arriving on Tuesday? Don't Miss These Events! »
If you’re arriving in Hollywood on Tuesday, April 4, then you’re invited to kick-off Conclave like the A-liste...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Four Reasons to Attend the AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase »
Wednesday night's events during Conclave have always been special, for it gives attendees the opportunity to get up-close...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breakout Sessions That Focus on Transparency and Communication »
Identification of Synthetic Diamond: De Beers' Research & Instruments; Synthetic Diamonds: Your Responsibilities; Network...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fun and Friendship are What the Young Titleholders are all About! »
When it comes to fun, creating lasting friendships, and connecting with like-minded professionals, the Young Titleholders...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
See and be Seen at the AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase »
There are several events we look forward to during Conclave, each consisting of fabulous food, libations, and fantastic fr...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three Breakout Sessions That Help Your Business Stand Out »
By Alethea Inns, CGA, Director of Gemology and Education, American Gem Society Take Your Turn at the (Faceting) Wheel...
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Young Titleholder Events to be Sponsored by Platinum Guild International »
Platinum Guild International—a worldwide marketing organization dedicated to creating, expanding, and strengthening...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Gem Society Selects Katherine Bodoh as Next CEO »
Las Vegas, NV, December 8, 2016— The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced the appointment of Katherine Bodoh&nbs...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breakout Session Spotlights »
By Alethea Inns, CGA, Director of Gemology and Education, American Gem Society Identifying Synthetic Diamonds with Port...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering James Caudill »
By Donna Jolly, RJ, Director of Marketing, American Gem Society and AGS Laboratories On October 15, James Caudill,...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What's New at Conclave 2017 »
Based on the surveys you filled out at the end of Conclave, we’ve made some changes! We have some new developments t...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conclave Goes Hollywood »
Jay Leno   Scott McKain   Sugar Ray Leonard   Kai Kight   Bob Phib...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The AGS Young Titleholders Shine at Conclave »
Each year at Conclave, the Young Titleholders turn it up a notch, offering fun and informative events for everyone! Here's...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Announces Remaining Keynote and Featured Speakers for the 2017 Conclave »
Kai Kight and Scott McKain The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce the remainder of their keynot...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Expands Find a Jeweler »
Introducing Find a Professional Jeweler Find a Jeweler , the American Gem Society's (AGS) popular search tool that al...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now Appearing at Conclave 2017 »
Hollywood, CA will shine even brighter when Conclave 2017 comes to the Loews Hollywood Hotel, April 5-8. We are pleased...
Monday, October 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sugar Ray Leonard to Inspire at AGS Conclave 2017 »
Las Vegas, NV (October 17, 2016) - The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce that celebrated boxing legend, O...
Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jay Leno to Appear at AGS Conclave »
Jay Leno, former host of The Tonight Show   with Jay Leno, and current star of Jay Leno's Garage, is appearing at...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jay Leno will be the Special Guest at AGS Conclave 2017 »
Las Vegas, NV (October 4, 2016) - The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce that celebrity, comedian, and Emm...

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